Claire Standley, Georgetown University

Claire Standley, Georgetown University

Friday, 16 March 2018 at 14:00 in the Chadwick Amphitheatre, Institute Laue Langevin, Grenoble

Claire Standley, Georgetown University

The global burden of infectious diseases: past, present, and a glimpse into the future

Abstract

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Biography

Dr. Claire Standley is an Assistant Research Professor within the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University. Her research focuses on the analysis of health systems strengthening and international capacity building for public health, with an emphasis on prevention and control of infectious diseases in both humans and animals, as well as public health emergency preparedness and response. Prior to joining Georgetown University, Dr. Standley was a Senior Research Scientist at The George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health, and also previously served as a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the US Department of State, where she worked on international biosecurity issues. Dr. Standley completed her postdoctoral training at Princeton University, where her research focused on the ecology of infectious diseases with an emphasis on zoonotic parasites, encompassing field research in East Africa and Central America. Dr. Standley received her PhD in Genetics from the University of Nottingham (joint program with the Natural History Museum, London), and MSc and BA degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, respectively.